Cham Cham sweet

Cham Cham sweet

CHAMCHAM or Chomchom or cham cham, or chum chum is a traditional Bengali sweet, learn how to make it at home.


  • 1 Litre milk
  • 2 cup of sugar
  • 5 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 drop kewra essence
  • 1/2 small bowl white vinegar


Preparation of chenna

  • Boil milk in a pot.
  • Once the milk has boiled, switch off the flame.
  • Mix vinegar and 2 tablespoon water in a small cup, Put it in the boiled milk.
  • Once the milk completely curdles, drain out the water using a strainer.
  • Wash the chenna (milk solids) in cold water.
  • Put it in a  cheesecloth and keep a heavyweight on top of the cheesecloth for 3 to 4 hours,

Preparation of Cham cham Sweets

  • Remove the Cheena from the cloth and crumble it on the large plate.
  • Mash it until it starts to turn like soft dough and add 2 drops yellow color on it and mix well.
  • Make a small portion of this dough and make oval-shaped patties.
  • Heat sugar and water together in a large pan, once the sugar syrup starts boiling, put the patties one by one in it.
  • Cover with lid.
  • After 10 min turns patties on another side.
  • Keep it on 30 min on medium flame.
  • Off the flame and let it be cold, Once cham cham will cold add cardamon powder and 1 drop of kewra essence and mix very lightly.
  • Garnish with dry fruits and serve it.

Avatar for Simmi Kamboj

Simmi Kamboj

Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.

About RitiRiwaz is your one stop guide to the Indian Culture and Traditions. We provide you with the information on various aspects of the great Indian culture and its diversity.

We keep on adding new and unique content which make users visit back over and over again.

Contact and Info

Copyright © 2014-2020 All Rights Reserved.